Category Archives: Immigrants

Amy Wu and the Warm Welcome by Kat Zhang, illustrated by Charlene Chua

Amy Wu and the Warm Welcome by Kat Zhang, illustrated by Charlene Chua. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2022. 9781534497351 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre: Realistic fiction … Continue reading

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The Other Side of the River by Alda P. Dobbs

The Other Side of the River by Alda P. Dobbs. Sourcebooks Young Readers, 2022. 9781728238449 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 5 Format: Paperback ARC Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book? Petra Luna, … Continue reading

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Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna by Alda P. Dobbs

Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna by Alda P. Dobbs. Sourcebooks, 2021. 9781728234656 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book? Petra and her small family, her … Continue reading

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Light For All by Margarita Engle, illustrated by Raúl Colón

Light For All by Margarita Engle, illustrated by Raúl Colón. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2021. 9781534457270 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Our World Is a Family by Miry Whitehill and Jennifer Jackson, illustrated by Nomar Perez

Our World Is a Family by Miry Whitehill and Jennifer Jackson, illustrated by Nomar Perez. Sourcebooks Explore, 2022. 9781728231839 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Advance Reader’s Copy picture book What did you like … Continue reading

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The Welcome Chair by Rosemary Wells, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney

The Welcome Chair by Rosemary Wells, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. A Paula Wiseman Book, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2021. 9781534429772 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre: Historical … Continue reading

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My Words Flew Away Like Birds by Debora Pearson, illustrated by Shrija Jain

My Words Flew Away Like Birds by Debora Pearson, illustrated by Shrija Jain. Kids Can Press, 2021. 9781525303180 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  A young … Continue reading

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Birds on Wishbone Street by Suzanne Del Rizzo

Birds on Wishbone Street by Suzanne Del Rizzo. Pajama Press, 2021. 9781772782196 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book?  In the happy neighborhood of … Continue reading

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Carry On: Poetry by Young Immigrants – Various Contributors, Rogé Girard

Carry On: Poetry by Young Immigrants – Various Contributors, Rogé Girard, Owl Kids Books, 9781771474160, 2021 Format:  Hardcover  Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  What did you like about the book?  Immigration no matter where … Continue reading

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